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.s. secretary of state hillary clinton builds bridges on a two- day trip to india. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london, broadcasting in america and around the world. this is "newsday." the owner of britain's biggest media empire, rupert murdoch, is to make his first appearance before a committee of british members of parliament on tuesday to face questioning about the phone hacking scandal at the "news of the world." his son james will also give evidence, and will the former boss, rebekah brooks. the scandal has already forced two a senior police officers to resign. >> he is ben yates of the are no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, sir paul stevenson. both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say i have just come off the phone john yates, who tendered his resignation. >> boras johnson said both men had jumped and were not pushed. but he made it clear he had done everything he could to encourage them. >> it is a concatenation of issues and questions. it is going to make it very difficu
under attack again. three explosions rocked india's financial capital, killing at least 21 people. and on at libya's front line, and to counter attack by colonel gaddafi's forces against rebels advancing on tripoli. >> you can hear it. ♪ >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also a round the globe. the last few days have brought in a credible reversal of fortune for rupert murdoch's media empire. today came another blow. public and political pressure, news corporation withdrew its bid for bskyb. it is another casualty of the hacking firestorm. now prime minister david cameron has announced details of a far- reaching inquiry into recent events. for more on how the deal went bust, here is the bbc business editor. a warning, there is some flash photography. >> rupert murdoch, the great news mogul, in the news for the wrong reasons. putting on a brave face before one of the great humiliations' of his career, the abandonment for his attempt to take over bskyb. here is the explosives didn't. we believe the proposed acquisition of bskyb by news corporation would benefit both
to be more sporadic. this does not appear to be the same kind of attack. india has seen these before from a group called india mujahedin. they are an indigenous group. those are looking at it and they're pointing towards that group. >> interesting because in 2008, india blames elements within pakistan. do you think that there might be a coincidence in these attacks happening just months after the peace talks between india and pakistan started? >> it is inconceivable that india would have any role in this because india and pakistan are now engaged in a dialogue. the foreign ministers will be meeting shortly. pakistan is facing multiple threats. we have had an outbreak of sectarian violence. we know how involved they are. we have a pakistani taliban attack. we are at the point of a new low. the idea that pakistan would instigate a crisis with india at this point is inconceivable. >> what about indian intelligence gathering and security? there has been a number of cracks, particularly since 2008. is this any reflection on the indian authority's confidence? >> there will be questions about an
. we go to the breaking news out of mumbai, india. three explosions have killed at least 17 and injured 81 more. the first terror attack since the attacks three years ago. mumbai's police commissioner says one of the bombs was ied placed inside an umbrella. >>> in washington both parts are gaping the politics of republican senate proposal from mitch mcconnell that would give president obama the authority to raise the debt ceiling without first guaranteeing the spending cuts the house republicans have been demanding. those republicans notably michele bachmann say it's a nonstarter. florida congresswoman deby wasserman schultz is the chair of the democratic national committee and joins us now. thanks for joining us us. first of all, what is your position, the democratic caucus position on this mitch mcconnell proposal to try to get away from the debt ceiling deadline and the connection with the spending cuts? >> well, i can see why mitch measuring mcconnell and republicans would want to try to shove this back on president obama because the american people are very frustrated. they don't w
you for talking to us. let's look at some of the other stories making headlines. in india, the authorities are blaming terrorists for three explosions on wednesday in the commercial capital of mumbai. 27 killed and dozens injured. the blast was in a densely populated part of mumbai. it has reawakened memories of the attacks in mumbai in 2008 in which 170 died. the home minister in india, p. chidambaram says the investigation will follow all leads. >> we are not pointing a finger at this stage at this group or that group. all leads will be followed without any pre determinations. no intelligence on the particular incident. intelligence is connected every day, every hour. there was no intelligence regarding an attack in mumbai. >> that was p. chidambaram talking in india. we are joined from delhi by a professor of strategic affairs. professor, these terrorists -- homegrown or foreign terrorists? >> the large bulk of incidents have been by foreign terrorists. homegrown terrorism has come down sharply in the last few years. i guess, if it is not homegrown, it would be from the
powerful bombs exploded today in india's financial capital mumbai killing at least 21 people, it was the worst terrorist attack in mumbai since 2008. our coverage begins tonight with chief foreign correspondent richard engel. >> reporter: the bombs were well hidden and coordinated to explode at the height of mumbai's evening rush hour. the first exploded in a renowned jewelry market just before 7:00 p.m. a minute later, a second, more powerful device went off in a crowded business district near a bus station, one bomb was apparently hidden under an umbrella, the other in an electric circuit box. after two back to back explosions, police knew, mumbai was under attack by terrorists. then a third bomb believed to have been in a taxi, exploded downtown. police locked down the city. >> the entire city of mumbai has been put on high alert. i would appeal to the people of mumbai and people all over the country to remain calm and maintain peace. >> reporter: so far, no one has claimed responsibility, but suspicion falls on the same pakistan-based group that attacked mumbai in 2008. t
problem is not india, it's in pakistan and the taliban and terrorist attacks about you. the pakistanis always say, no, no it's india. who you worry about, jon, whoever's fault this is, this will increase tension between india and pakistan and those are two countries who have nuclear weapons. jon: we are looking from the state ride indian television. they are reporting eight people killed. that's what our viewers are seeing on the screen. this comes on the heels of the assassination of president karzai's brother in afghanistan. any likely correction there? >> reporter: not clear. i rather doubt it, although this is a part of the world where two weeks ago we saw an attack on the intercontinental poe tell in kabul. this is a part of the world that is boiling up again, whether it's in afghanistan, pakistan, whether it's potentially in india. those three countries are all linked. the indians have ties in afghanistan. the pakistanis are worried that the indians are going to make inch roads into pakistan and afghanistan as the united states leaves the region. so, again, it's too soon to make
just one week away. >> pakistan and india ready for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night by angell. an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london. this is "newsday." >> hello, welcome. the norwegian lawyer asked to defend the killers says that he is probably insane. apparently he believes he was fashioning a war to defend the western world. some of the names of the 76 victims have been published. the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of the dead is under way. a shocking reminder that most children were victim -- most victims were children or young adults. among them was a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest is expected to be just 14. described by the norwegian prime minister as one of the country's most promising young politicians. another talented speaker attempted to escape. 45-year-old monica had run the summer camp for years. this is their self confessed killer. the lawyer defending him describe him as insane. >> the entire
carry out india's worst militant attack since 2008? big dreams from a tiny island. one of the world's smallest countries hoping for olympic success. hello. it could be another landmark moment in the phone-hacking scandal. we should know very seen whether the media tycoon rupert murdoch has agreed to be questioned by members of british parliament. his son, james, and rebecca brooks have also been invited to appear before the hearing. we can go live to westminster. it feels like we're on the deadline hour for learning whether rupert murdoch is going to say yea or nay to appearing. i don't suppose many are expecting him to say oh, go on then. >> i don't think so. for one thing, the parliamentary committees do not have the same powers as congressional committees and certainly they cannot force foreign citizens like rupert and james murdoch to appear before them. there is even a question mark over whether they can really force rebecca brooks, who of course is a british citizen to appear. if anyone buzz does of the three, it is thought that perhaps she will be the most likely. the lawyers
the work of local militants. whoever is behind them, they have shown that india's largest city is still vulnerable. >> the bbc will be in mumbai with the latest details on the attack. >> it is very important to remember that it is still early in the primary investigation being carried out. given a small scale of the attacks that we have seen, it may be a local were involved. it is still a important to remember that much information has to come out of these investigations and only then are we likely to see a clearer picture. >> mumbai is on alert. there were three toward native blass, after all. what security measures are being taken to prevent more? >> the certainly, the blast took place -- or the news assertive out and the city was put on -- the news sorted out and the city was put on high alert. there is more surveillance of the streets. however, mumbai is showing resilience. they can deal with this and move on. certainly, and today will be no different from mine the other day. -- from any other day. >> hugo chavez will need more treatment for cancer. he may need to undergo chemothera
." >> india's main commercial city has been hit by three coordinated bombings leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than 100. the blast is the worst attack since the attack by islamic extremists in 2008. indian officials blamed terrorists for the explosion. >> it was the evening rush hour when the bombs went off. three of them within a quarter of an hour. all of targeted were busy locations. people on their way home from work. one eyewitness said he sought two motorbikes explode in flames and the injured screaming for help. well over 100 people were wounded in what president obama condemned as an outrageous attack. many have lost limbs. >> the blast occurred at about 6:45 p.m. we infer that this was a quarter ended attack by terrorists. >> the first bomb went off at 6:54 at this bizarre. a minute later, the opera house district was attacked. then, a crowded neighborhood at 5 minutes after seven. this is the first major attack in mumbai since 2008, more than 160 people were killed in 60 hours of terror claimed the militants based in pakistan. these latest bombs have been described
attack by terrorists. >> reporter: in this part of india, hardest hit in eight year, worst since the siege by pakistani militants and other locations in the city, leaving nearly 170 people here dead after days of terror. many here haven't felt secure since. and mumbai is once again on high alert. there's no indication the pakistanis have played role. they've condemned the bombing. the two countries have started talking about their differences since the 2008 attacks. back to you. >> michelle kosinski. and joined by executive editor of "the bloomberg view." usually, you have to say that, usually a terrorist attack in india, they come out and say, it was pakistani group, number one. you didn't see that this time. really no evidence of that? >> right. it's worth remembering, india is a country of a billion people, and in the split that occurred originally back in the '40s between india and pakistan, a couple hundred muslims live inside -- >> millions. that's okay. >> live inside india and there are extremist groups with india as opposed to pakistani base that go over to india respons
increases. the country faces severe financial problems. in india, the government has put its cities on high alert after a blast on wednesday in the financial capital of mumbai. the prime minister insist there was no warning or prior intelligence about the attack. 70 people were killed and more than 100 injured in multiple locations. people are angry about the government's inability to prevent such strikes. >> monsoon rains tumbled down and mumbai, india's financial capital, always the aftermath of three simultaneous bomb blast. close to 20 people were killed and scores more injured as explosions ripped through crowded areas during evening rush hour. witnesses in the opera house district and diamond trading area where one of the blast took place described -- described scenes of chaos and confusion. >> it was 6:55 pm. i was packing to go home and the bomb went off. i was watching from a window. i dropped the diamonds i was carrying. i could see people panicking and covered in blood. >> a number of people have died in these attacks. investigators have been combing all three sites to find any c
breaking news right now. police say three explosions have rocked mumbai, india. it happened in a crowded neighborhood in the central part of the city. the other two blasts hit a famed jewelry market and a busy business district. no word yet on any injuries or deaths. we are working to get more information. we'll have more updates as they become available. >>> well, in what could be more trouble for dominique strauss-kahn, french police continue to look into attempted rape allegations by a french writer. and just today, we've learned that her mother has given a statement to investigators. now, that's unfolding while new york prosecutors are weighing what to do with the charges that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid. so, just what happened in that hotel room the day of the alleged attack? cnbc senior correspondent scott cohn takes an in-depth look at the case in a new documentary. scott, good morning. what did you find out? >> good morning, chris. let me first bring you up to date on the situation with the french writer. her name is tristane benin. she had claimed strauss assaulted her ba
a short-term extension of the borrowing limit. >>> mumbai, india is on high alert after coordinated terror attacks last night. three bombs exploded within just minutes of each other leaving at least 17 dead and more than 130 injured. it is the worst terrorist attack in india since the mumbai siege in 2008 that killed 166 people. >>> police in prince george's county are questioning two people in connection with a homicide in bowie. officers were called to livingstone and defer drive after -- derev drive aft shooting. police say the victim was targeted so far no word on a motive. >>> we're getting a look at a group of thieves in action now. this is all on surveillance video. suspects ripping off a motorcycle in just minutes. police say the thieves stole two motorcycles in the past week from the same alexandria parking garage. fox 5's bob barnard has more. >> reporter: he's an it guy for the defense department and now he's a two-time victim of motorcycle thieves. last friday night his prized possession, this year old $10,000 honda sport motorcycle was stole frn this parking garage -- stolen f
, i'm thomas roberts. we lead off with breaking news coming to us out of india. police say the three explosions, three different explosions rocked a very busy section of the capital in mumbai. new delhi tv is reporting at least ten people have been killed, roughly 60 injured. now this is the same area in india where a terror attack nearly three years ago killed 166 people. bloomberg news is on the scene, and joins us on the phone from mumbai. can you explain exactly what you're seeing? i know it's -- this last happened roughly at 7:00 p.m. which is the rush hour time there so the streets were packed, correct? >> yes, the blast happened around rush hour time, when people were -- this blast happened near central mumbai. the cops haven't really confirmed yet as to whether it was a car bomb. right now, there are lots of broken glass all around. the cops have cordoned off the area, and it looks like they're actually sort of broken glass blasted out. and that was the moment. there's no news on how many injured at the moment. but the police are on the scen., >> and explain just once again,
condemned the bomb attacks in india earlier today offering the nation's condolences and saying the united states government will continue to monitor the situation. at least 21 people were killed and 113 injured after three bomb blasts rocked the financial capital of mumbai. officials say one attack came in the crowded neighborhood in the center of the city and in the jewelry market and an area near the opera house. the attacks happened at a time when tensions are high between the u.s. and india's ah enemy pakistan. reza, what is the strategy of multiple bombs in multiple locations? tell us about both the motive and the likely perpetrators of these attacks. >> well, it certainly bears the hallmarks of a group like lashkar-e-taiba, of course, the group responsible for the devastating 2008 attack on mumbai. at the same time, i think investigators are saying that the relatively small scale of this attack and the fact that the bombs were rather crude. there were actually ieds, martin, incates that it could be an indigenous terror organization, an organization known as the indian mujahadin whic
india's financial capital, and the strings go straight back to afghanistan and pakistan. that's coming up. [ male announcer ] at nissan, we test the altima's durability on a track that simulates the world's toughest roads. ♪ [ tires screeching ] ♪ if it can survive this drive... ♪ it can survive yours. the nissan altima. innovation that lasts. innovation for all. ♪ there's another way to minimize litter box odor: purina tidy cats. tidy cats premium line of litters now works harder to help neutralize odors in multiple-cat homes. and our improved formula also helps eliminate dust. so it's easier than ever to keep your house smelling just the way you want it. purina tidy cats. keep your home smelling like home. >>> well, flash point in india, tensions rising syria as well, 21 dead, 100 blood yesterday after a coordinated attack in mumbai. a mass set of confusion this hour to who's to blame. police looking into the indian mujahedeen. also a suspicion on militant grew ups that led a sewage in '08. today three blasts hit during the rush hour, just days after the seven-year anniversar
triple bombing in india. at least 20 people are dead and more than 100 hurt in explosions that rocked three busy areas of india's financial capital minutes apart. the sound was absolutely deafening, and he feared the panic would cause a stampede. the home minister is appealing for calm in a city that still bears the scars from a deadly rampage in 2008. we're on the phone with mallika kapur. tell us what happened there? >> reporter: i am in an area called opera house, and this is where one of the explosions took place. i am standing here at this moment. it's normally a very, very crowded area in mumbai, and also the jewelry district, and it's popularly known as the diamond district. it's made up as narrow lanes and alley ways, and usually very, very crowded. especially at rush hour. and at the scene right now, there are lots of police personnel over here, and lots of journalis journalists, and curious on lookers. the police are trying to clear the area and get everybody away. we have seen shattered glass on the ground. and the police have covered some cars at the moment, an
this... medicare guide and customized rate quote. bill: breaking news by way of mumbai, india, formerly bombay. two explosions heard a short time ago. this is the town that was racked by the terrorist attack a few years back when the taj mahal hotel was attacked by terrorists that were later traced to pakistan. so many killed that day inside that hotel. two loud explosions moment ago in mumbai. we are looking for information on where this happened if there are any villag -- if there are . alisyn: news corp, the parent company of fox news has withdrawn its bid to take over the u.k.'s largest pay tv broadcasters. amy kellogg is live in london. what many the latest, amy? >> news corp has dropped its bid to buy the remaining shares. that doesn't mean news corp won't revisit the plan down the road. news corp issuing a statement saying it believes the aquestion sick by news corporation would have been beneficial to both companies. but it's becoming clear in the current climate it's too difficult to pursue this deal. now, this morning there was a lively debate in the parliament about this. the
the heart of mumbai, india, killing 21 people. more than 100 were hurt. this is the one of the terrorist act take in the country since the 2008 mumbai siege and it comes months after peace talks resume between india and pakistan. indian -- speculate coming is behind the blasts. the past attacks are based on militants out of pakistan. >> a california woman accused of doing theup thinkable to her husband. >> when the officers went in there, they found the husband tied to the bed and bleeding profusely to the groin area. >> why this is stirring up memories of another woman who dominated the headlines in the '90s. >>> and rodney king is back in the news for all the wrong reasons. back in two.  [ child's voice ] ooh, that looks good. [ child's voice ] can i have some? [ child's voice ] you guys should rock, paper, scissors for it. ok. [ chuckles ] best of three? sure. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. [ scoffs ] one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. one-two-three-shoot. i win! oh, man. [ muffled ] congratulations. [ male announcer ] get your own
. jewelers, a san francisco original. neighborhoods in india today, killing 17-people. authorities say its the worst terrorist attack in mumbai s >>> bombings rocked three busy neighborhoods in india today killing 17 people. authorities say it is the worst terrorist attack in mumbai since militants attacked luxury hotels and a train station three years ago. authorities say the close timing of today's blasts show it was a highly coordinate attack. >>> even with pressure building on capitol hill, neither side is budging on the debt debate. the gop has now proposed a backup plan. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama called leading lawmakers back to the white house today hoping to break the stalemate over the nation's debt limit. it's their fourth meeting in four days. >> we haven't made best efforts yet because nobody has actually stepped up and said, on the republican side, that we're willing to do what's right for the country. >> this idea that republicans will not vote to increase the debt limit is wrong. we are going to introduce a plan that would give the president a
of india on a coordinated terror attack in mum by. this has been playing out all morning into the afternoon. just in the last hour, the death toll rose to 21 with another 113 wounded when bombs went off nearly simultaneously in three busy neighborhoods in mumbai. witnesses say bodies laying in the streets wounded were taken to the hospital in taxis. because of the close timing of the blasts, india's leaders say they believe it was a terrorist attack. the last time mumbai was hit by a terrorist attack was in 2008 when over 160 people were killed. >>> a fund raiser will be held in san francisco tonight to mark the 29th birthday of shane bower, one of two graduates being held in an iranian prison for two years now. his fiancee was released last september. she will speak at the fundraiser tonight. it's scheduled from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the photo center on third street. the money raised will go to pay bower and fatal's legal fees. >>> congressional leaders are expected to return to the white house today as negotiations grind on over the debt ceiling and federal spending, but there's little sig
to hospitals. we know in the last few minutes, india's highest security force, the nfg, which is the national security guard, that they have been deployed and they will be reaching the sites of the explosions as well. we have learned recently that improvised explosive devices were used in all three explos n explosio explosions. one of the explosions went off on a car, one on a motorbike, and a commander team is on their way at the moment. >> do we know who is responsible for these bombings? >> reporter: we do not. we absolutely do not know that at the moment, and the government is being very careful at the moment not to say too much. they have not even declared these terrorists attacks as of now. they have jumped on it, we have seen flashes across all the local channels that someone strikes mumbai once again. we have to repeat and make clear that the government has not categorized this as a terrorist attack yet. at the moment, nobody is speculating about who might be behind these attacks. it's still too early, and at the moment they're just focusing on getting people to hospitals, getting pe
a bloody day in india. indian officials say it was a coordinated attack. three bombings injuring more than 100 in mumbai. the bombs hit during the evening rush hour. police say the blast hit a crowded neighborhood, a jewelry market and a busy business district. india's home minister said it appeared terror take. this would make it its first major attack in mumbai since the move to 2008 siege of the city. president obama condemned the attacks by calling them outrageous. >>> nearly 60 million people travel in and out of bay area airports every year and today the people responsible for ensuring our safety came under fire today on capitol hill. despite billions of dollars being spent on security critics in congress charge the nation's airports are still vulnerable to terror attacks. department of homeland security presented a report showing some 25,000 security breaches at the nation's airports since 9/11. reminded the committee that a terrorist needs to slip through security only once to cause serious damage. the report shows 6,000 travellers made it past government screeners without proper s
ministerial peace talks at the end of this month. india is preparing for several important diplomatic events in the weeks ahead include a visit by u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton next tuesday. in washington, clinton says her trip will go ahead. >> i believe it's more important than ever we stand with india, deepen in our partnership and reaffirm our commitment to the shared struggle against terrorism. >>> the international community condemned wednesday's attacks. u.s. president barack obama said in a statement that the u.s. will provide full support in an investigation. a united nations security council statement described terrorism as one of the most serious threats to international peace and security. >> any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever, and whomever by committed. >>> prime minister kan has called for a rescission of the nuclear policy. >> translator: i believe that japan should aim at building a society that is not dependant on nuclear power. we need to reduce nuclear independent. in terms of administration, ma
that if congress fails to act, the rating could slip. this is "bbc news," still ahead. india on high alert. security has intensified after the bomb attack. now to afghanistan where five people were killed today in a blast inside of a mosque. the attack was carried out by a man who hid explosives in his turban. this took place during a memorial service for president karzai's brother, ahmad wali karzai. four more of his brothers and the governor of kandahar were in the mosque at the time but they were not heard. >> and other deadly attack in the heart of kandahar. officials were attending a service for the president's brother when the bomber struck. the police security area. among the dead, an influential clear -- among the dead, an influential cleric opposed to the taliban. the brunt of this attack was borne by ordinary afghans. late on wednesday, six villagers died in a raid during an operation to flush out insurgents from near the pakistan border. among the victims, women and children. this has led to a wave of anger among afghans. the protests have taken place pressing for the withdrawal
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weeks to raise the borrowing limit. >>> the city of mumbai, india is on high alert after a coordinated terror attack last night. 30 bombs exploded within just minutes of each other leaving at least 17 dead and more than 130 injured. it is the worst terrorist attack in india since the mumbai siege in 2008 that killed 166 people. officials say there was no intelligence warning of a possible attack. >>> police in prince george's county are questioning two people in connection with a homicide in bowie. officers were called to livingstone and dever drive after a shooting. the victim was found dead insided home. police say the victim was targeted. no word on a motive. >>> a virginia man is behind bars accused of sexually assaulting to women at two separate incidents at an employment agency. 972-year-old -- the 72-year-old man works at the employment agency. the woman said he forced them to watch pornography and sexually assaulted them. he is being held without bond. >>> the district has a new way to fight crime but not everybody is on board. for weeks now, fire and ems crews have been sent t
to authorities. mumbai, india, rocked in evening rush hour by a series of explosions that killed at least 21 and injured more than 100. national correspondent catherine herridge tells us what happened. a warning here, some of the images in this piece may be disturbing. >> the explosions went off in the peak evening rush hour in three of mumbai's densely populated neighborhoods. the blasts were described by indian officials as simultaneous, a hallmark of a terrorist attack. >> we condemn the despicable acts of violence, designed to provoke fear and division. those who perpetrated them must know they cannot succeed. >> early reports suggest they used i.e.d.s in parked cars. a style of attack most often associated with extremists in afghanistan, iraq and pakistan. while there is no immediate claim of responsibility, the u.s. officials say a handful of networks including an indian terrorist group may be behind the bombing. a senator with an intelligence background says the indian mujahadeen who want them to dominate the indian way of life is suspect. but they say the group is poorly organize and
, mumbai was better prepared, but the violence would inflame tension between two old enemies, india and pakistan, both nuclear powers. richard engel, nbc news, cairo. >>> and here in our new york studios our chief foreign affairs important andrea mitchell, you ask any u.s. official, what keeps you up at night, they is answer, these two countries, nuclear nations and especially pakistan. >> pakistan is about to pass france as the fifth greatest nuclear power in the world and they're on a hair trigger. there's no hot line between india and pakistan, only last week, diplomats from both countries meeting out at stanford university trying to talk about establishing a hotline. so unlike the cold war, there is no communication, they could have an accident. india has said in the past they were restrained a few years ago when it was proved that pakistan was behind the attacks, they were restrained by the rest of the world, they did not retaliate, this time most likely they would. i was talk to a prominent indian diplomat saying he could not persuade his country to refrain. just tonight, the
a week away. >> pack stan and india prepare for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night, my angel, amy winehouse's father bids an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it's 9:00 a.m. here in sing pour. and 2:00 a.m. broadcasting to pbs around the world and in london, this is "news day." >> hello, and welcome. the norwegian lawyer's who's representing anders behring breivik says the self-confessed killer is probably insane. he bleaches he was fighting a war to defend the western world. they started to publish some of the names of breivik's 76 victims. from the capital, oslo, james robbins has the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of norway's dead is underway. a shocking reminder that most victims were children all very young adults. among them, a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest killed in the massacre is believed to be just 14. amongst those tipped as future stars of the labour party was a 21-year-old male and described as one of the country's most promising youth politicians. among tho
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you. >>> explosions leave at least 20 dead in mumbai, india. we will have the details right after this. >>> time right now, about half past the hour. let's check out some of the news and other headlines that you may have missed. disaster in mumbai today. at least 20 people were killed and more than 100 others hurt in a series of blasts in india's financial capital. new delhi has been placed on high alert. we just got a statement in from president obama here. i want to read it to you. it says in part i strongly condemn the outrageous attacks in mumbai and my thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and those that lost loved ones. india is a close friend, the president says, and partner of the united states. >>> media mogul, rupert murdoch troubles spread to overseas. eric holder is investigating whether news employees were wrong. >>> and then forcing loughner to take drugs would violate drugs because he has not been convicted of a crime. he has been held in a mental hospital after an earlier court ruling found him incompetent to stand trial. >>> remember when the metrodome collapsed un
. >>> a massacre in mumbai. a string of near simultaneous bombings rocks india. the latest ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is just before 6:30. sphemp degrees. with some showers in the region. thank you for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. stunning new homeland security numbers show that airport breaches are still a huge problem, even with billions spent on security. sandra hughes reports for wjz. and lawmakers want to know why. >>> government statistics show more than 25,000 security breaches at american airport since november 2001. that adds up to an average of five security breaches at each of the 457 airports across the country. congressman jason chaffitz cheers them on and demands answers from the transportation security administration. >> unfortunately, we have to be right all the time. terrorists only have to get lucky once. >> reporter: they spent billions of dollars to revamp airport screening. and the tsa insists the problems amount to less than 1.5 billion screened. >> tsa's goal is to stay ahead of the volume of threat
attacks: it is the deadliest assault on india's financial capital since november of 2008. that's when militants killed more than 166 people in a three day rampage. the national correspondent catherine herridge works intelligence for us. she is live in our d.c. newsroom. what else do we know about today's bombings? >> u.s. officials are watching and waiting tonight for claim of responsibility but none has materialized. these officials describe the attack as, quote, coordinated and hall marks of sophisticated operation. senator with intelligence background says the mujahideen is suspect but tells fox the group is poorly organized and probably had outside help, probably from pakistani intelligence. >> but with the dramatic attack like, this obviously coordinated over three locations, it took money and it took planning. that always raises the spector of the isi in pakistan. >> still photos seem to confirm early reports that the plot relied on improvised explosive devices or ied's plabilitied in parked cars. an attack often associated with afghanistan, iraq and pakistan. but, again tonight
. the casualties are going up and the number in india i expect -- >> i want to ask you, is there any significance to this date? this as we look at the 13th of july? >> reporter: it's -- there are some questions as to whether this marks -- has confirmed to us is they do see this as a terrorist attack. and there seems to be they suspect -- a terror group could be behind this attack. >> the very latest as we try to understand what is behind this attack again. thank you so much. live from mumbai, india. agains as a commercial capital of india one of the ten largest in the world. another big story we're coffering today, divided over the debt. with the debt clock tick angd the two sides no closer to a deal, the senate's top republican tosses out a hail mary pass. >> after years of discussions and months of negotiations, i have little question that as long as this president is in the oval office a real solution is probably untaenable. >> mr. mcconnell said i think the day that i was elected that his job was to try to see me beat. i think what the american people are looking for is not that kind of parti
a developing story. this out of india where a series of coordinated bombings has killed dozens of people in mumbai. three separate bombs exploded across the city during the evening rush hour, killing at least 21 people. another 100 people have been wounded. authorities say the blast happened almost simultaneously, which suggests a terror group's involvement. however, they don't yet know who would be behind these attacks. >>> back here in washington, opening statements today in the perjury trial. a former all-star pitcher, roger clemens, accused of lying to congress about whether he ever used performance-enhancing drugs at any point in his career. nbc justice correspondent pete williams is covering the trial, and joins us now from outside the district's federal courthouse in northwest. so pete, both sides finished opening statements today. what did lawyers say? >> reporter: well, what the prosecutors say is that roger clemens used these drugs so that he could continue playing well into his 40s, which, of course, is old for a major league baseball pitcher. but they say he lied about it, be
says there is no republican candidate at the moment that she can support. >>> investigators in india say they're looking into every possible hostile group t tfind out who is responsible for the terrorist massacre in mumbai. three coordinated bombs exploded in the city's financial district at the peak of the evening rush. witnesses describe seeing people covered in blood frantically at least 17 people are dead. dozens more are injured. >>> shock and grief are rippling through a tight-knit brooklyn new york community after the horrific murder of an 8-year-old boy. thousands of mourners turned out last night for his funeral after his dismembered remains were found earlier in the day. wabc jeff pegues has the very latest on the investigation and also the suspect who has confessed to the killing. >> reporter: as investigators press the suspect for answers, a law enforcement source characterizes levy aron's demeaner through it all as cold and showing a lack of emotion despite being arrested and now charged with the gruesome murder of 8-year-old leiby kletzky. right now investigators are bu
in 2008 that claimed the lives of 166 people. india's home minister said the timing of today's blasted pointed to a terrorist attack. >> the blasts occurred about 6:45 p.m. within minutes of each other. therefore, we infer that this was a coordinated attack by terrorists. >> reporter: mumbai has been on edge since the november 2008 siege. last march, police said they prevented a major terror attack aimed at hitting several targets in the city. the state's chief minister called today's bombings another attack on the heart of india. kurt gregory, nbc news. >>> some thunderstorms rolled through the area today. they came hard and they came fast. a tree was knocked down on to a car in southeast washington. it happened about 3:30 this afternoon on massachusetts avenue. witnesses say it was a miracle that the woman driving that car wasn't injured. doug is up in the weather center now with what we can expect to come. doug? >> right now, jim, those storms are making their way well south and east of our area and continue to move south and east. still a few showers and storms left over. but somet
buy in india. all three blasts to place in crowded markets in the areas. initial reports say that dozens of people have been we will keep getting new information into the newsroom and bring that to you. we will take a break and be right back. >> we're looking in walnut creek, a slowdown on 680. more traffic in a minute.. a full tenure forecast coming up and a little bit. >> space shuttle atlantis are now focusing on a space station and stockpiling. this is the final space walk of the space shuttle era. a year's worth of food, clothing and other supplies, the crews are on loading the cargo carrier and they will fill that with space station trash and discarded equipment to return to earth next week. the 12 day mission is the last ever for the space shuttle. >> 741 a m, we are back with more than a couple of minutes. it look at the san mateo bridge. you need wipers' there because the fog is so sick. we will be right >> this case did not need to go to court. >> you say that this should not rise to the court, should this have made it to your desk? i >> once the arrest occurr
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